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LUFTSCHUTZ! German gas attack protection and detection devices in World War Two

ADULT GAS MASK THE VM40
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ORIGINAL CARDBOARD BOXES FOR THE VM40
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VM40 boxeshad a removeable lid with no metal button and string to secure the lid like the VM37 box

ORIGINAL VM40 CARDBOARD BOXES WITH MASKS
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On the left is theMale size and on the right is the Female size . With original instruction sheets.

ORIGINAL PAPER INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR THE VM40
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SIDE VIEW OF GREEN VM40 GAS MASK WITH FILTER
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VM40 masks can be found in both geen or black synthetic BUNA rubber versions .

VM40 CARDBOARD MASK FRAME WITH FILTER BELOW IT
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Cardboard frame for keeping mask shape as well as storing the filter .

VM40 FILTER SCREW CONNECTION , SIZE "M" FOR MALE
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This connection is made from metal and behind it is a round rubber disc to act as a one way valve

TOP VIEW OF VM40 HEAD STRAP CONFIGURATION
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head straps made from grey/green thin fabric web material with 2 metal adjusting buckles

EARLY VM40 GAS MASK HEAD STRAP ATTACHMENT
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Early VM40 masks had this short rubber "Y" connection with long web straps.

DRÄGER MADE VM40 GAS MASK
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Red ink WaA stamp 533 denotes Drägerwerk , Lubeck

DRÄGER MADE VM40 ,SIZE M IN ORIGINAL CARTON
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VM40 mask still in original box with paper protection sleeve over the exhalation valve. Size M

VIEW OF UPPER PORTION OF VM40 MASK
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Top view showing the round celluloid eye pieces and head strap attachment . Mask made from BUNA

CLOSE UP VIEW OF WAFFENAMPT INK STAMP
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Red waffenampt or arms department stamp with eagle and swastika and WaA 533 .Number 533=Drägerwerks

CLOSE UP VIEW OF VM40 HEAD STRAP ATTACHMENT
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Large cloth web straps with 2 metal adjustment buckles= early war , late war had longer rubber strap

VIEW OF VM40 HEAD STRAP ATTACHMENT POINT
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Good view of the synthetic rubber BUNA texture to the mask and the rubber Y head strap attachment

CLOSE UP OF VM40 FILTER CANISTER SCREW CONNECTION
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On the front of screw connection reads RL1-39/86= VM40,green ,packed in a carton,Drägerwerks

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LuftSchutz fur kinder : Gasjäckchen , Gasbettchen und Gasmaske .